Cinnamon Toast Toffee Crunch

It's a new twist on a candy classic! Made with only 5 ingredients.

Yield

32 piece

Ingredients

4 cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch® cereal
1 cup butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 (12 ounce) bag semi-sweet chocolate chips (2 cups)
3/4 cup chopped pecans or sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

Heat oven to 350°F (177°C). Line 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan with heavy-duty foil. Spray foil with cooking spray. Spread cereal evenly over bottom of foil-lined pan.

In 2-quart saucepan, heat butter and brown sugar. Using whisk, mix butter and brown sugar together as butter melts. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium. Boil 2 minutes without stirring. Immediately pour mixture evenly over cereal in pan.

Bake for 12 minutes. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Let stand 5 minutes. Spread melted chocolate; top with pecans. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Refrigerate 20 minutes to set chocolate; break into pieces.

Estimated Time

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 12 minutes
Cool Time: 1 hour
Chill Time: 20 minutes

Additional Information

For gift giving, fill decorative tins with toffee crunch, separating layers with colored plastic wrap, colored tissue paper or wax paper.

To toast nuts, spread in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered in 350°F (177°C) oven 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.

Storage

Store covered in refrigerator up to one week.

Nutritional Information

1 Serving (1 Serving): Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 100), Total Fat 11 g (Saturated Fat 6 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 15 mg; Sodium 90 mg; Total Carbohydrate 18 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars 14 g), Protein 1 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1

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